Zach Neal

Biography

Zach Neal has been writing ever since he can remember. A forestry management professional, he prefers the outdoors to the office. He lives in the Halton Hills overlooking the Greater Toronto Area. He studied at the University of Toronto. Zach’s a single father of two healthy and energetic children. Zach’s boys, Aaron, seven and Jason, nine years old, mean everything to him.

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Books

A Lesson for Us All
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Series: The Marshall Mike Baxter Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00)
A lonely old prospector is found dead in his own doorway, shot with his own gun. Lambert had few friends and even less money. Word is, he didn’t have an enemy in the world. Marshall Mike Baxter isn’t buying it—not until he knows a lot more about poor old Lambert. A short story in the classic Western tradition.
The Ghost Saloon
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Price: Free! Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Prospector Dan Rourke is always the first one to go in springtime and the last one out in the fall. This year, he’s left it a bit late. After days on snowshoes, and with night falling, he desperately needs to warm up. The Ghost Saloon still stands, but he’ll burn it down if he has to.
Switch-Play
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Series: The Marshall Mike Baxter Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A mysterious box sitting beside the rail-road tracks seriously complicates Mike Baxter's life. Without tools, and unable to open it, his mental juices start to flow. There’s only one thing that could be that heavy: gold. A short story in the western tradition.
Paddling Under the Northern Lights
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Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Paddling under the northern lights can be a sublime experience, perhaps even surreal. Plus, the Wolves of Kioshkokwi pay a visit, and we get a look at what Zach's Algonquin Dream Expedition might look like. Short non-fiction.
Temptation
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Price: Free! Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Etienne, Sieur de Berignac, and his young cousin and protégé Pierre, have tools, kettles and blankets to trade. It is the guns that are the most sought-after. A little brandy and some diplomacy will take them a long ways, but as Pierre discovers, the language barrier is a killer. A short story of Canada’s colourful and romantic past.
The Vatican Caper
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Price: Free! Words: 63,450. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Colleen has lost him once. She doesn't want to let it happen again. A professional American racing driver in Europe on a shoestring budget, Dan Thornton is gifted behind the wheel. But when the former love of his life turns up, his feelings get complicated, and the Mille Miglia, a thousand mile race around Italy, demands full attention.
The Painted Killer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,720. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.50)
A sex-crazed psychedelic slasher targets women and girls. He's got a knife. It's 1969 in middle America and nothing is the same anymore. Detective Al Gaetano and his team must find the killer before he strikes again. Their only clues are a few flakes of paint from his body and a modus operandi. A dark and funny novella.